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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Free Tax Preparation Services

Page address:


Our IRS-Certified Tax Preparers will help you get the full refund
you deserve. No hidden charges. Free means FREE


2018 dates to be determined


Armstrong Hall (AH) 320

Times by Appointment:

2018 times to be determined

Make an appointment:

Tax assistance by appointment only

Contact Information:

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Do you qualify?

Annual income:

Individuals = $35,000 or less

Families = $55,000 or less

Self-employed = $55,000 or less 



What you need to bring:

For each person on the return:

  • Social Security card of Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) card or letter
  • Birth Date

Photo I.D.

Routing and Account number for your checking account, savings account and/or prepaid card

Income statements or forms such as the following:

  • Wages from each job (Form W-2)
  • Interest (Form 1099-INT)
  • Dividends (Form 1099-DIV)
  • Retirement plans (Form 1099-R)
  • Unemployment (Form 1099-G)
  • Miscellaneous income (Form 1099-MISC)
  • Sale of stock (Form 1099-B)
  • Scholarships and grants (Form 1098-T)
  • Health insurance through MNsure (Form 1095-A)

Bring if it applies to you:

  • Prior year's tax return (if available)
  • Renters: Certificate of Rent Paid (CRP) from landlord
  • Tuition expenses you paid to attend college (Form 1098-T)
  • Records of education expenses you paid for your children (K-12), daycare expenses (name, address and Tax ID or Social Security Number or provider)
  • Interest you paid on student loans (Form 1098-E)
  • Records of charitable contributions

Volunteer Information:

All volunteers must complete the VITA certification exams. 

For additional information or to volunteer contact